Brett speaks with prof. David Schultz of Hamline University about political strategy for the upcoming Senate impeachment trial. Also Tabitha Montgomery of the Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association talks about their upcoming Martin Luther King Day event.

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Brett is joined by Erik and Patrick today as he discusses the debate, education funding, health care, and the ongoing conversation of refugee resettlement in Minnesota. Blue State Ball is coming up fast on February 23 – stay tuned for information.

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On today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee, Brett hosts and Patrick tried his hand at production! Focusing mainly on the Iranian “situation”. What is Iran’s plan, what is America’s? Why would Iran want nuclear weapons? And in the final segment of the show we look at potential changes in Minnesota’s congressional districts.

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On today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee, Brett Johnson hosts with Erik working the boards and phone lines. What does the future look like for Iranian/US relations. Was Soleimani a critical piece of the puzzle in controlling ISIS? What would an Iranian power vacuum look like? Later in the show Brett is joined by Larry…

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Brett opens today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee with Professor David Schultz to discuss their identical predictions about the presidential election results in 2020. David goes on to explain the complete quagmire of events that could spiral off of a very possible tie. Brett suspects the politician in his family has an innate predilection for…

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Brett hosts this episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee with Erik producing. Republicans strain to make coherent analogies to the House impeachment hearings. Would Biden promising to only run for a single term help his chances in the primary?

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Brett hosts today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee. The Democrats pass a new budget and declare it a victory despite having very little to show for it. The Democratic party needs to read their Machiavelli. Chuck Todd determines that Trump’s impeachment hearings are very unpopular amongst… Trump voters? Georgia continues it’s rich tradition of voter…

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Today’s episode of Repartee is guest hosted by AM950’s own Ellie Krug! She speaks about the role of kindness in our lives and invites callers to share acts of kindness from their own lives. LAter in the show she speaks about the Supreme court ruling on the forced release of Trump’s tax returns with tax…

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This episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee begins with an interview with David Schultz of Hamline University, who makes the case for censuring the president rather than impeaching him. Later in the show listener calls are taken discussing everything from the Afghanistan invasion to a song about revokal of food stamps.

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This Friday’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee is hosted by Brett Johnson with Erik on the production board. The Stock market goes up, it goes down; how insignificant are the things China does that results in massive changes to Wall Street? Should Democrats try to stretch out the impeachment process to put it closer…

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Brett and Erik are here for this Wednesday edition of Minnesota Progressive Repartee. What hidden purposes could Amazon have for their Ring cameras and why have all of the “big-data” tech companies been coming out with their own home surveillance cameras? Bernie speaks with the MLB. Ilhan Omar appears to be getting challenged from a…

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Brett hosts today’s Minnesota Progressive Repartee with Erik on the production board. An absolute grab-bag of an episode discussing everything from wishing for Danielle Stella to grace our presence for an interview to the hot scoops on elusive and influential “bundlers”, to the inevitable shrinking of the DNC primary field.

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On today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee, Brett hosts and Erik produces.  The show opens with a short interview of AM950’s Wall of Power Radio Hour host, Paul Metsa, introducing his latest album “Walkin’ in a Woman’s World”.  Later in the show Brett and Erik run through a list of prominent politicians and decide what…

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Brett hosts today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee with Erik producing.  How do you deal with heated political discussions with friends and family during the holiday season?  How would Obama deal with a hypothetical Bernie Sanders Democratic nomination, Biden?

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On today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee, Brett welcomes Hamline University Professor, David Schultz, to the show to discuss Trump’s impeachment hearings. Later in the show, callers weigh in on potential candidates for Democratic nominee,

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Today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee features Brett and Erik. Beginning the show they talk about keep up to date on the impeachment hearings. Is everyone else feeling so burnt out? Then Brett talks about the secretive Operation Nightingale and how likely it is that Amazon and Google have compromised the information of some…

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Brett speaks with Dan Goldberg of Alliance for Justice’s Building the Bench initiative about how they plan on adding progressive judges to the federal benches under a new Democratic president. ALso Rob Levine of EdHiveMN.com tells us about how non-profit foundations are funding anti-teacher initiatives.

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Brett Johnson spoke with Todd Casey, one of the shift supervisors at Better Futures Minnesota. Todd talked about his experience working for Better Futures Minnesota and how they’ve helped him transition to a post-incarceration life.

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Today’s Minnesota Progressive Repartee for the day starts with Brett interviewing Alan Collinge, founder of Student Loan Justice, to discuss the history and current state of the student loans crisis. Filiberto Gomez, editor for Workday Minnesota,  then joins Brett to discuss recent news surrounding labor both locally and nationwide. The show ends with Brett and…

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Today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee is host by Robert Pilot. He speaks about the current activism of Generation Z and how they’ll shape the future of politics. Robert also unveils the plans for his new show of Wednesdays at 5 PM.

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Today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee is hosted by Brett Johnson with Erik producing. Brett opens the show with an extended 2-part interview of Peter Callaghan of the MinnPost to discuss the currents state of various issues at the forefront of Minnesota state politics. Later, is it even worth having elections on off years? Is…

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Brett Johnson and Sam Turnberg on today’s 4 PM show. We discuss: 70% of #millennials say they’d be open to voting for a #socialist. More surprisingly (at least to Brett) is that nearly 50% of Gen Xers said they’re open to it. What do we make of this? Why is trash such a big election…

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Brett speaks with Suzanne Gordon, journalist and author who writes about healthcare delivery and health care systems about how healthcare workers have been winning better pay and conditions through striking. Also Brett Buckner, one of the organizers for the basic income rally, speaks about universal basic income.

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Brett hosts the Minnesota Progressive Repartee today, with Erik producing. They discuss the ongoing controversy surrounding the Washington football team and the protests in Minnesota surrounding it. Robert Pilot calls in with a surprise guest Peggy Flanagan (Lieutenant Gov. of MN). Late in the hour they take guest call and speak about minings affect on…

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Today’s special episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee is hosted by Robert Pilot. On it he discusses the many issues facing Hawaii with The Native Truth host, Anne Keala Kelly. Later in the Show Robert welcomes on Spike Moss to discuss how he is fighting racist branding in sports.

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Brett hosts today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee with Erik producing. To open the show Brett comments on Trump’s choice to use the word “lynching” to describe his treatment during the impeachment proceedings. Kim Milliard is on to discuss her group Minneapolis for a Better Police Contract. The ACLU is suing the state of…

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On today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee Brett hosts with Erik and Kate on production. To open the show Brett discusses his various traffic pet peeves and finds common ground with Eric on peoples’ refusal to zipper merge. Amy Klobuchar finds fundraising success in telling people what they can’t have.

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On this episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee Robert Pilot hosts with guest, Hennepin County Sheriff, David Hutchinson for the whole show. “Hutch” takes calls for the show and answers community questions about policing in Hennepin County.

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On today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee. Brett Johnson hosts with Erik and Kate. Brett opens the show with an interview from Minneapolis city council member Steve Fletcher live from the Trump protests. LAter in the show callers discuss everything from the costs of the protests to how Trump will stir up hate by…

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Today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee is a special episode hosted by Robert Pilot of I’m Awake! With call ins and guests Henry Boucha, Jamie Edwards! Discussing everything from Trump’s arrival in Minnesota to Native American issues in sports.

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Brett Johnson Hosts today’s Minnesota Progressive Repartee. Beginning with a discussion about Bob Kroll and his standing a head of the local police Union. Brett questions why police would want someone so politically opinionated as Kroll to lead their union. Late in the show Brett interviews John Nichols of The Nation in part 2.

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On today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee Bretts hosts with Erik on production. Brett opens the show with a discussion of how Minnesota may be redistricted when we, in all likelihood, lose a house representative in Congress. New updates on infamous Labor Day State Fair fight. And why is vaping suddenly being represented as an…

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On Today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee, Brett Johnson hosts with Erik behind the board. Brett discusses the current state of the Democratic roster leading up into the fourth debate. Did Tulsi blow a golden opportunity? Is Warren pulling away from the pack? Is Bernie being framed unfairly. Next in the show Brett talks…

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Brett speaks with Hamline University professor David Schultz about the Democratic strategy on impeachment. Also Andrew Lawrence of Media Matters about how FOX News has been reporting on the whitsleblower story. And we listen to part of Paul Metsa’s conversation with John Kiriakou, a former CIA agent who blew the whistle on the Bush administration’s…

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On today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee Brett hosts and Erik produces. On the first segment Brett discusses labor disputes at the MSP Airport with Filiberto Nolasco-Gomez . Later in the show Brett questions whether Giuliani has lost his mind and can Democrats survive in an era without Wall Street donors?

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On Today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee Brett Johnson hosts with Erik producing and Gregory Rich adding his distinctive spice. Are robocalls driving you crazy? Telemarketers annoying you at all hours of the day? We welcome Roger Anderson to discuss his ingenious app to turn the table on your telecom harassers. Later in the…

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Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes are on today’s show. We talk about last night’s debate. Brett was very unhappy with a position taken by both Bernie and Biden. It’s something that would completely derail their presidency if either are elected. Hear what it was coming up! Also tuition at the U has gone from $300…

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Hunter Hawes and Erik Nelson host this Minnesota Progressive Repartee for your Miercoles con los Muchachos. Hunter explains what has been happening with his life with the past couple weeks of absence and plans going forward. The world changed on September 11, 2001 and the pair discuss the prospect of ever returning to a time…

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Brett Johnson was recently joined by Hamline University political science professor David Schultz. They discussed parallels on how the DFL is trying to drive young voter turnout in 2020 with legalizing recreational marijuana to what the DFL did in 2012 getting young voters to the polls to vote against the anti-marriage amendment. They also talked…

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Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes on the Repartee. Coming up: Lots of Amazon related news stories, including how the company is able to avoid legal responsibility when it’s drivers crash and sometimes even kill people. We have a 3rd reported death from vaping. Fair or not, could this hurt the push to legalize recreational marijuana?…

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Ya Boy Hunter Hawes is back in the booth! As well as Brett and Erik. Minnesotans do a surprisingly good job of being on the right side of issues…at least according to the state fair opinion polls We continue yesterday’s discussion about the DFL’s strategy of hinging electoral success of recreation marijuana legalization. Could the…

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Today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee is hosted Brett Johnson and Erik. They work their way through the Minnesota House of Representatives poll being provided to State Fair goers and give their thoughts and positions on the issues of background checks to gas taxes to cursive. Keith Ellison speaks on the controversy surrounding Ilhan…

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This Minnesota Progressive Repartee is host by Brett Johnson with Erik producing. They discuss what Ozmek’s strategy or lack thereof was for drunkenly expressing how his political opponent would be defeated with exceedingly violent metaphors. Minnesota eyes a way to protect contracted workers from being victims of wage theft by their “employers”.

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Brett Johnson and Sam Turnberg host today’s Repartee. We talk about: Don’t convince your Republican friends to vote Dem (they won’t). Tell them to vote for Joe Walsh (Trump’s new primary challenger) Rumors of Ilhan Omar facing a significant DFL primary challenger. Also another well-known name might run in CD8. How 3rd party candidates in…

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Ellie Krug fills in for both Matt McNeil and the Minnesota Progressive Repartee.She talks about how most humans at their core are good people despite so often seeing in the media people hating each other and being divided.

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Today’s Minnesota Progressive Repartee is hosted by Brett Johnson and Erik Nelson. We talk about Trump’s polling numbers and the impact of an economic downturn on his electability. Take a call from Randy who explains that Trump’s polling numbers are not to be trusted as they have been inaccurate in the past. and we announce…

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On today’s Minnesota Progressive Repartee, Robert Pilot (I’m Awake Saturdays 1PM – 3PM on AM950) guest hosts alongside guest/co-host/friend-of-the-show Bob Blake “From Red Lake” and they finish giving their rundown on the performances of the presidential candidates at the recent Native American forum in Sioux City Iowa. Later in the show Sheriff Dave Hutchinson calls…

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